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The Power of a Wrestling Return

The latest return by the master of the surprise return, Chris Jericho, inspired everyone's favorite Cageside Seats uncle to look at the phenomenon of the wrestling return.

Bryan Fautley of Queen's University volleyball comes out, returns to team

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From Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario comes a fantastic story about a gay athlete and his redeemed college volleyball team. Bryan Fautley had quit the team in 2010 because he was closeted...

WTR Live! for Santos Laguna match

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It's Tuesday night, and you don't have Sportsnet ONE. That or you're working...either way, you can't watch the clash, but you DO have a computer, and can watch live text commentary. That's where you'd be in luck -- WTR Live returns Tuesday night with live coverage via our lovely CoverItLive applet, and this time we've got a special guest commentator: Alicia Ratteree, from SB Nation's The Goat Parade and FMF State of Mind, will be my co-commentator. So join us starting at 7:45pm Eastern Time on Tuesday night -- it'll be fun on a bun, Mexican style!

Equality, Openness and MLS: A Q&A with Cyd Ziegler

Equality isn't new in the world, but it's something that's only starting to come to the forefront in sport, especially soccer. Waking the Red has a Q&A with Outsports founder Cyd Ziegler to talk...

Canadian Art: Painting of PM in the Nude Causes a Stir

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It takes political transparency to a whole new level. Canadians got an eyeful Friday as images of a painting depicting the prime minister in the nude went viral. The large oil on canvas, which Stephen Harper did not pose for, is by Kingston, Ont.,-based artist Margaret Sutherland. It shows the prime minister reclining on a chaise lounge wearing nothing but a subtle smile, surrounded by people in suits, whose faces can't be seen. A dog rests at his feet as a woman in business attire offers him what looks like a Tim Hortons cup on a silver platter. The piece appeared to draw out the art critic in many Canucks. STORY: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/baring-painting-prime-minister-nude-causes-stir-161037709.html VIDEO: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/video/canews-22424922/nude-harper-portrait-makes-a-stir-29342442.html

Canadians Make a Racket Over Mysterious "Windsor Hum"

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Unexplained Noise Spurs Diplomatic Fracas At Detroit Border; Americans Can't Hear It WINDSOR, Ontario—Last month, Bob Dechert, a senior aide to Canada's foreign minister, was dispatched to Detroit with an important diplomatic mission: To stop a highly annoying noise. The so-called Windsor hum, described as a low-frequency rumbling sound, has rattled windows and knocked objects off shelves in this border community just across the Detroit River from the Motor City. Locals have said it sounds like a large diesel truck idling, a loud boom box or the bass vocals of Barry White. Windsor residents have blamed the hum for causing illness, whipping dogs into frenzies, keeping cats housebound and sending goldfish to the surface in backyard ponds. Many have resorted to switching on their furnace fan all season to drown out the noise. Even weirder, Americans can't seem to hear it. Canadians find that suspicious—especially since their research suggests the hum is coming from the Yankees' side—and accuse U.S. officials of staying silent over the noise. "The government of Canada takes this issue seriously," Mr. Dechert said after his recent fact-finding trip, which included a visit to a heavily industrialized area on the American side of the river that some Canadian scientists believe is to blame for the hum. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303990604577370182557339816.html

Ontario OKs Budget, Ends Racetrack Slots (BloodHorse.com)

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The slippery slope of slot-subsidized purses has reared it's ugly head in Ontario, Canada.

Established in 2004, MooseFest Inc. has continued to grow and build partnerships within the...

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Established in 2004, MooseFest Inc. has continued to grow and build partnerships within the community. The goal of the festival has always been to provide activities for every age group and to attract visitors to our Wilderness City - Dryden, Ontario. MooseFest...."Dryden's Own Summer Festival". Engaged every year are enthusiastic community groups, organizations and individuals that emcompass a tremendous amount of community spirit. MooseFest was built by dedicated volunteers and businesses. By bringing together a variety of exciting events and growing with each year the festival brings excitement and buzz to the beginning of our City's summer each year. http://www.moosefest.ca/

Upcoming Tampa Bay Lightning games and ticket deals via TiqIQ

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Three upcoming opponents at the Tampa Bay Times Forum tend to draw a crowd. Get your tickets now.

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